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Dietary effects to the local immune response and the initiation and propagation of diabetes and cardiovascular disease in mice

Background: Longitudinal studies have demonstrated a two-¬way relationship between diabetes and the local inflammatory host response, e.g. periodontitis, with more severe period more...

Supervisor(s): Eberhard, Joerg (Professor)

Nutritional effects for oral health: Microbiome, caries experience and periodontal health

Nutrition is the major modifiable factor that influences ageing and age-related health. Yet the relationship between nutrition and age-related health is complex and poorly understoo more...

Supervisor(s): Eberhard, Joerg (Professor)

Pregnancy and Maternal Oral Health

Background: Recently, a number of studies have shown that poor oral health may impact on general health. Periodontal diseases have been identified as an independent risk factor for more...

Supervisor(s): Eberhard, Joerg (Professor)

The OHEP [oral health education project] Study: Analysis of an oral health education program and the relationship between oral health and general health in an at-risk population

Background: Recently, a number of studies have shown that poor oral health may impact on general health. However, for many Australians on low incomes, the only dental care they rece more...

Supervisor(s): Eberhard, Joerg (Professor)

Factors affecting oral health in cerebral palsy patients: dental caries experience, microbiome and oral health related quality of life (OHRQoL)

Cerebral palsy (CP) is a set of nonprogressive neuromuscular disorders caused by defects in the developing fetal brain. Children with Cerebral Palsy are often have physical, coordin more...

Supervisor(s): Akhter, Rahena (Dr)

Frequency and severity of periodontal disease in Australians with Type 2 diabetes mellitus: Building representative epidemiological data and validation of a screening tool for non-dental personnel.

Oral health and Type II diabetes encompasses many health complications that can have a profound impact on the patient's quality of life. The relationship between Type II Diabetes an more...

Supervisor(s): Eberhard, Joerg (Professor)

Drosophila melanogaster as a model for infections by oral bacteria

Insects and oral health...who'd have wondered? Although insects seems to lack any body structure that remotely resembles a human tooth, these animals can potentially serve as models more...

Supervisor(s): Eberhard, Joerg (Professor)

Oral health care and diabetes – assessing the 45 and up study with oral health data from PBS/MBS and hospital admission data

A two-way relationship has been proven to exist between diabetes and periodontal disease. Linking epidemiological data from the 45 and up study to dental treatment and appointment d more...

Supervisor(s): Eberhard, Joerg (Professor)

Oral Health in General Practice; an analysis of how the game is played.

Can you think strategically under pressure? What if your choice of action is the difference between the life and death of a patient? What are the issues to be solved and what is the more...

Supervisor(s): Eberhard, Joerg (Professor)